An Indian street vendor displays Santa Claus dolls for sale in Mumbai last year. Photo: AP
An Indian street vendor displays Santa Claus dolls for sale in Mumbai last year. Photo: AP
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India overtakes the Philippines in race to catch China as top US festival goods supplier

  • India’s Christmas decoration exports have jumped more than 54 per cent since 2020, though that still pales in comparison to China’s numbers
  • The trend isn’t limited to Christmas goods, either. Indian exporters have also seen a significant increase in orders for apparel and handicrafts

An Indian street vendor displays Santa Claus dolls for sale in Mumbai last year. Photo: AP
An Indian street vendor displays Santa Claus dolls for sale in Mumbai last year. Photo: AP
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